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    The Hon M de Brenni | Yesterday 12:58pm

    Clean up safely after Cyclone Debbie and significant weather events

    Queenslanders who are preparing to clean up after Cyclone Debbie and related rains are urged to be careful, especially around solar panels or buildings where asbestos may be present.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 10:17am

    Important contacts for Queenslanders impacted by ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie

    For storm and flood assistance contact the SES on 132 500 and in a life threatening emergency call Triple Zero (000).

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 9:08am

    Bid to catch the new big ideas for small business

    Regional Queensland could prove the inspiration for the next big idea for small business with a series of forums aimed to test these ideas to help them become a reality.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Yesterday 8:30am

    380 people in Far North Queensland secure jobs

    The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on its commitment to creating jobs, with the latest figures showing more than 6200 Queenslanders have secured employment from the Government’s Skilling Queenslanders for Work initiative.

    The Hon L Enoch | Yesterday 8:24am

    Deep pocket investors hit Queensland’s Myriad Festival


    The Hon C Dick | Yesterday 8:00am

    Brisbane and Gold Coast health professionals heading north

    As the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Debbie continues to impact on hospital and health services in the affected areas, staff from Brisbane and Gold Coast hospitals are heading north to help to ease the burden.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Yesterday 4:00am

    40 local councils involved in Queensland Disaster Management Committee talks

    Forty local councils from across the State are part of the Queensland Disaster Management Committee meeting, chaired by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, to discuss the response and preparations from ex-Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon B Byrne | Wednesday 10:34pm

    Financial assistance to help producers affected by cyclone

    Disaster assistance has been activated for producers affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie in the Whitsunday and Mackay Regional Council areas.

    The Hon M Ryan | Wednesday 10:19pm

    Further assistance for Queensland communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie

    The Hon Michael Keenan MP

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 9:40pm

    Assistance readied for residents affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie

    The Queensland Government is committed to providing both immediate and ongoing support to those who have been directly affected by Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.

    The Hon M Ryan | Wednesday 6:38pm

    Additional disaster assistance for Queensland communities

    The Hon Michael Keenan MP

    The Hon M Furner | Wednesday 5:25pm

    Common Roots, Common Futures

    In an Australian first, Brisbane is hosting leading delegates from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States as part of a renowned international Indigenous Governance forum.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 4:59pm

    Premier pledges $1 million to help charities delivery cyclone relief (correct charity contact details)

    (**Please note corrected contact numbers and email addresses for charities)

    The Hon B Byrne | Wednesday 3:36pm

    Priority to assess Cyclone Debbie damage to agriculture

    Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says his department is working closely with industry and agricultural producers to ensure assistance is available for those impacted by Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 2:33pm

    Energy crews mobilised following Cyclone Debbie but access an issue

    Queensland power workers are mobilising and some crews are already on the road assessing the damage from Tropical Cyclone Debbie but flooding and closed roads is causing access issues for crews.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 1:43pm

    Queensland dams outlook following Cyclone Debbie

    Dams across Queensland are being closely monitored by SunWater and Seqwater following Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 1:42pm

    Premier, Commissioner to inspect Debbie damage with State Disaster Recovery Coordinator

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Police Commissioner Ian Stewart will travel to Bowen and Proserpine this afternoon with State Disaster Recovery Coordinator Brigadier Christopher Field, AM, CSC, to inspect damage from ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon C Pitt | Wednesday 1:08pm

    Grand Central opens its doors to new regional job opportunities

    Treasurer Curtis Pitt has welcomed the opening of the next stage of QIC’s $500 million Toowoomba Grand Central shopping centre transformation as another boost for regional jobs.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 12:23pm

    Transcript- Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie- 29 March, 2017


    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 11:34am

    Business growth potential ignited by Palaszczuk Government Advance Queensland funding

    Advance Queensland Ignite Ideas funding will provide a diverse range of innovative regional businesses the opportunity to break into new local, national and international markets, and create new jobs.

    The Hon Y D'Ath | Wednesday 11:30am

    Funding for Cairns Community Legal Centres

    The Palaszczuk Government has today announced a $5.9 million funding boost for vital Community Legal Centres in the Cairns region.

    The Hon C Dick | Wednesday 11:29am

    Help on the way for Mackay health workers

    Help is on the way for bone-weary Mackay Hospital and Health Service (HHS) staff with health workers from Townsville being deployed to the cyclone-devastated region.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 11:20am

    Myriad fires up with Powerhouse of innovation

    Queensland’s Myriad innovation festival fires up today (Wednesday) with 2000 entrepreneurs and investors from Longreach to Silicon Valley converging on Brisbane’s Powerhouse.

    The Hon S Miles | Wednesday 9:41am

    Palaszczuk Government and Ipswich City Council join forces on sustainability

    The Palaszczuk Government is backing Ipswich in its quest to be one of the most sustainable cities in the country.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Wednesday 9:38am

    Premier postpones governing from Gold Coast to focus on Debbie recovery

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has decided to postpone the Government’s planned week governing from the Gold Coast so she and her Ministers could focus on the response and recovery from Severe Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

    The Hon L Enoch | Wednesday 9:29am

    Investors eyeing promising Queensland entrepreneurs

    One of America’s largest venture capital firms is looking to Australia for the next big thing – and they will be in Queensland this week eyeing promising Queensland entrepreneurs.

    The Hon M Bailey | Wednesday 7:44am

    Keep roads clear for Cyclone Debbie responders

    People in areas affected by Cyclone Debbie should stay off the roads for as long as possible today to allow emergency services to respond to their jobs as quickly as possible.

    The Hon K Jones | Wednesday 4:00am

    Domestic travel delivers $15 billion boost to the state

    Domestic travellers spent more money than ever while visiting Queensland last year, injecting $15.1 billion into the economy, according to national tourism data released today.

    The Hon M Ryan | Tuesday 8:18pm

    Disaster assistance for Queensland communities affected by Tropical Cyclone Debbie

    Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Queensland Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services Mark Ryan today announced disaster assistance in response to Tropical Cyclone Debbie that has affected eight local government areas today.

    The Hon A Palaszczuk | Tuesday 2:03pm

    Townsville-based Brigadier appointed State Recovery Coordinator

    Townsville-based Australian Army Brigadier Christopher Field, AM, CSC, Commander 3rd Brigade Lavarack Barracks, Townsville, will coordinate Queensland’s recovery efforts following Cyclone Debbie, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said.